Driving a truck on long hauls is a dangerous job. You need to keep your focus and pay attention to the road. You also need to communicate and take phone calls. Better to have a good headset to do it. Here is a list of some good headsets that will keep your focus on the road.
The Jabra Evolve 40 is not the nicest headset or anything fancy. It has a nice noise canceling microphone and will plug in via 3.5mm jack. This headset will help block the cabin noise for the person you’re on the phone with but will not block background noise for the user. This is a basic headset to get keep your hands free. On a side note, this headset can also be used with a computer and will connect via USB. It will be handy for use with a computer. Comes with a two year manufacturer’s warranty and tech support click here to buy now
The Plantronics Blackwire 5210 is a nice headset that goes over the head and covers one ear. It has a nice noise canceling microphone and is comfortable. This headset will help block out road noise for the person on the other side of the phone, but will not block out noise for the user. Again it’s nothing fancy but it will keep your hands free. You can also connect this headset to a computer via USB, and it is Microsoft Skype for business certified just in case you want to make some video calls when you are on a long road trip. Comes with a two year manufacturer’s warranty and tech support, click here to buy now
The Jabra EVOLVE 65 UC Mono is another fantastic Bluetooth wireless headset option for the hands free lifestyle. Boasting up to 10 hours of talk time, soft leatherette ear cushions, and an excellent noise cancelling microphone it’s sure to perform well for any application. You will get about 30 ft of wireless range and up to 300 ft wireless range from a PC/Mac with the included usb dongle. This headset is light weight to improve comfort and extend wearing times. Comes with a 1 year warranty and free tech support when purchased from HeadsetPlus.com Click here to buy
The BlueParrott B450-XT has the best advanced noise canceling microphone money can buy, it will block 96% of noise. It has voice control features built in so you can just talk to answer or deny phone calls. It has a programmable button so you can program it to do what you want. It has high def voice quality, and class 1 Bluetooth which is up to 300 feet! Just make sure you’re connecting it to another class 1 Bluetooth device. If you’re connecting it to your cellphone, you are probably going to get around 30 feet of wireless range. It has NFC pairing and 24 hours of talk time and 20 days of standby time. Comes with a one year manufacturer’s warranty and tech support click here to buy now
The BlueParrott B550-XT has an extreme rugged noise canceling microphone. It literally is the best you can buy. It will block out 96% of all background noise. From what I hear, truck cabins are pretty loud. This headset has IP54 rating for water and dust protection. It has NFC pairing which makes pairing super duper easy. It has class one Bluetooth, which we learned has 300 feet of wireless range. You must connect it to another device that is class 1. If you connect to a cell phone you’ll probably get a 30 foot wireless range. You get 24 hours of talk time and a big 400 hours of standby time. Comes with a one year manufacturer’s warranty and tech support click here to buy now
The BlueParrott C400-XT has the single most advanced noise canceling microphone on the market. You can not buy a headset with a better noise canceling microphone. Go ahead and try, you can not. This microphone will block out 96% of all background noise. The BlueParrott C400-XT has leather or foam ear cushions for your comfort. This headset is IP54 rated which means it is water and dust resistant. Don’t go and throw your headset into a pool or anything. It won’t survive that. This headset has 24 hours of talk time and a big 500 hours of standby time. It has class 1 Bluetooth which is 300 feet of wireless range. Connect this headset to another class 1 Bluetooth enabled device for the full 300 feet of wireless range. If you connect it to a cell phone, you will most likely have 30 feet of wireless range. I’m pretty sure that all cellphones in the good ole United States are class 3 Bluetooth which is only around 30 feet of wireless range. This headset comes with two different wearing styles. You can wear it over your head with a head band or you can wear it behind your neck with a neck band. The choice is yours, and yours alone. Comes with a one year manufacturer’s warranty and tech support click here to buy now
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